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GOP And Immigration Reform

Must Reads by Dara Lind and Greg Sargent: Trump’s Immigration Dance Does Not Add Up to a Policy Pivot

Earlier this week, Frank Sharry argued that Donald Trump was attempting to “cynically repackage a truly radical policy to make it more palatable to suburban white voters rightfully turned off by Trump’s explicit racism and nativism. But the underlying deportation-focused policy doesn’t seem to be evolving alongside the rhetorical tweaks.” Others have argued that Trump’s rhetorical shift … Continue reading »

Trump Spokesperson Spills The Beans About The Fake Immigration Pivot

Donald Trump has been trying to change how he talks about his immigration positions without actually changing his immigration positions, and his own campaign just confirmed that. “He hasn’t changed his position on immigration,” Trump spokesperson Katrina Pierson said during a CNN appearance earlier today. “He’s changed the words that he is saying.” Two of … Continue reading »

Trump en foro comunitario sobre inmigración: nuevo lenguaje, misma política

Anoche, durante una reunión comunitaria conducida por Sean Hannity, de Fox News, Donald Trump trató de reavivar su compromiso con votantes moderados –o como el Washington Post lo expresó hoy, “contrarrestar la opinión de muchos de que es un ‘racista’”. Aunque algunos medios de información aseguran que Trump está dando un giro en su política, nosotros discrepamos. Trump … Continue reading »

TPM: “Even If Trump Changes On Immigration, The Damage To The GOP Is Done”

Donald Trump isn’t shifting his position on immigration — he’s just shifting how he talks about it. In recent days, Trump and his advisors have attempted to give off the impression that he is softening his tone on immigration. But the fact remains that Trump is still in favor of a “deportation force” to remove … Continue reading »

Ana Navarro To RNC’s Hispanic Director: “I’m Old Enough To Remember When You Used To Tweet Against Donald Trump!”

Republican strategist Ana Navarro called out RNC Director of Hispanic Communications and Donald Trump supporter Helen Aguirre Ferré for her blatant hypocrisy during a must-watch CNN interview yesterday. After a over a year of rhetoric, we all know Donald Trump is not pivoting from his base — violence, bigotry, and intolerance — but that hasn’t stopped … Continue reading »

Reacción de Frank Sharry a la controversia de Trump en inmigración

El siguiente es un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, en reacción a las historias contradictorias sobre Donald Trump y el tema migratorio, luego de reunirse con un grupo de seguidores hispanos el sábado.  “A pesar de nuevos informes de que Trump, de hecho, no está dando un giro en inmigración, en realidad no … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry Reacts to Trump’s Immigration Controversy

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the conflicting stories about Donald Trump and immigration after the candidate’s meeting with Hispanic supporters on Saturday. “Despite new reports from Trump that he is not, in fact, pivoting on immigration, it really doesn’t matter if he tries. He’s already defined himself with Latino … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Greg Sargent: “Trump’s ugly and dishonest new TV ad shows he isn’t changing a thing”

Maya Angelou: “When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time” This morning, Trump released his first general election ad, relying heavily on the nativist rhetoric that has been so central to his campaign: “Syrian refugees flood in. Illegal immigrants convicted of committing crimes get to stay, collecting Social Security benefits, skipping the … Continue reading »

Mother Jones: “Donald Trump Has Killed Off Support for a Border Wall”

It looks like a good way to make something really not popular is to get Donald Trump to support it. Over at Mother Jones, Kevin Drum highlights some pretty interesting data: support for a massive US/Mexico border wall has plummeted among the American public ever since Trump publicly endorsed the idea. A number of studies … Continue reading »

DACA sigue cambiando vidas, pero no gracias al senador Rubio

La economía de Florida se ve afectada negativamente por la oposición del Partido Republicano a la reforma migratoria Esta semana se cumplió el cuarto aniversario de la implementación del programa de Acción Diferida para Quienes Llegaron en la Infancia (DACA), una histórica acción que ha cambiado las vidas de más de 49,000 floridanos. “DACA me dio … Continue reading »